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LATUADA, Serviliano (1704-1764) - Descrizione di Milano ornata con molti disegni in rame delle fabbriche più cospicue, che si trovano in questa metropoli. Milan: Giuseppe Cairoli, 1737-1738.Fascinating copy in contemporary mottled calf, with the topographical plan of the city of Milan, of this first edition, a fundamental repertoire for the history of Milan, its buildings and monuments.5 volumes, 8vo (175 x 114mm). Half-titles to first and fourth volume (as called for in SBN), engraved frontispiece, woodcut device on title, large folding topographical plan, 43 (of 45 or 46 like other copies examined) engraved folding plates by Sellier (without instructions to the binder in vol. I, occasional light spotting, slightly more visible in final vol.) Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spines, red edges (light rubbing); preserved in modern marbled paper slipcases. (5)ENLATUADA, Serviliano (1704-1764) - Description of Milan adorned with many copperplate drawings of the most conspicuous factories found in this metropolis. Milan: Giuseppe Cairoli, 1737-1738.Elegant copy in coeval brocade, complete with the topographical map of the city of Milan, folded several times, of this first edition, a fundamental repertory for the history of Milan, its palaces and monuments. 5 volumes, 8vo (175 x 114mm). Eyelet and copper-engraved antiporta to volume I, eyelet also to volume IV, frontispieces with xylographic vignette, large topographical plan folded several times (minimal repaired tear), 43 (of 45 or 46, but as other copies examined) copper-engraved and folded plates drawn by Seiller, with blank maps (without [chi]1 with instructions to the bookbinder, occasional light flowering, slightly more pronounced in the last volume). Elegant contemporary stock with gilt-decorated titles and red boards (minor defects); preserved within modern decorated paper slipcases. Provenance: Bibliotheca Cancel. Italica (inscription on title page). (5)

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